President Bola Tinubu has appointed Tope Fasua, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Analytics Consulting, as Special Adviser on Economic Affairs in the office of the Vice President.
Mr Fasua announced his appointment via his verified X handle on Friday night.
“So, yours truly has been appointed Special Adviser to the President on Economic Affairs in the VP’s office. Just what I wanted for national impact. We thank God Almighty and those who remembered me and insisted. For God and country,” Mr Fasua said.
Mr. Fasua is an economist, accountant, columnist, author, and consultant.
A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria ICAN, Mr Fasua studied economics at the Ondo State University where he finished as the best graduating student in 1991.
He had his second degree, M.Sc in Financial Markets & Derivatives, from the London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. He started his career in 1992 with the defunct Citizens Bank. He later worked with Standard Trust Bank and Equatorial Trust Bank where he rose to the position of Principal Manager/Regional Director in Abuja.
With a Ph.D. in public administration and executive education courses from the London Business School and Harvard University, Mr. Fasua is a regular economics and financial markets analyst on television.
In 2016, he led a group of Nigerians to form a political party, the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), and emerged as the party’s presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections.
He has authored a number of books, including Crushed and Things to Do Before Your Career Disappears.